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Environmental Politics

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  • Modi blames changing lifestyles for India's rising pollution

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday blamed the changing lifestyles that have come with India's economic development for rising pollution levels that have given the country some of the world's dirtiest air. With his government rolling out a new air...
  • Loss of grant stalls flood-control project in Glen Ellyn

    Loss of grant stalls flood-control project in Glen Ellyn
    For the second time in a month, the Glen Ellyn Park District is coping with major loss of state grant money and putting a much-anticipated project on indefinite hold. A $439,290 grant from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's Green...
  • Importing Water To Fuel UConn, Mansfield Growth Foolish

    Importing Water To Fuel UConn, Mansfield Growth Foolish
    The California drought is wreaking havoc with the state's economy and forcing its residents to adapt. Why should this matter in Connecticut? The superficial answers involve higher grocery bills and a westward diversion of federal dollars. The deeper...
  • Gasoline prices expected to rise in Pennsylvania

    Gasoline prices expected to rise in Pennsylvania
    Prices at the gas pump are headed for a jump next month when stations switch from cheaper winter gasoline to a cleaner-burning, more expensive, summertime blend. Analysts said last week that gasoline prices in Pennsylvania are expected to increase at...
  • House panel approves bill to tweak coal ash standards

    A House committee approved a bill Wednesday granting states authority to regulate waste generated from coal burned for electricity, largely bypassing a federal rule issued last year. The House Energy and Commerce Committee approved the bill 32-19,...
  • Climate change plan faces high-profile legal test

    The centerpiece of the Obama administration's effort to tackle climate change is facing a high-profile legal test as a federal appeals court considers a plan that has triggered furious opposition from Republicans, industry figures and coal-reliant states....
  • Environment, trade on session's agenda

    Congress will, of course, try first and foremost to block everything President Obama would like. But in terms of specifics, these priorities are likely: First, Congress will attempt to block any deal with Iran. Apparently enough Democrats support...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Former NFL star tight end Aaron Hernandez convicted of murder in shooting, sentenced to life Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for a deadly late-night shooting,...
  • Obama legacy gets second legal test over 'goof' in climate rule

    WASHINGTON A congressional drafting error and clunky phrase is putting a second of President Barack Obama's signature endeavors in jeopardy. This time it's climate change. Challengers to Obama's policies are exploiting a law written 25 years ago in a...
  • Paul Sassone: Time to treat our mother better

    Paul Sassone: Time to treat our mother better
    We've got to treat our mother better. Mother Earth, that is. If the last couple of sledgehammer winters haven't convinced us that something is seriously going wrong on our home planet, perhaps the prices we are about to pay for groceries because of...
  • Some governors push back over McConnell letter to defy EPA

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's call for governors to defy proposed federal rules to limit pollution has been met with mostly silence, but leaders in downwind New England states and drought-stricken areas in the West are pushing back. The...